Saint Petersburg, Russia

EU-Russia Relations Today

when 28 June 2021 - 3 July 2021
language Russian
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 440

This course explores the problems and potential solutions driving EU-Russia relations covering not only the dynamics between Brussels and the Kremlin but also talks of the inner workings and foreign policy models of the EU and Russia. The course is open to anyone interested in global politics and EU-Russia relations.

The course covers such topics as:

- EU-Russia relations in the 1990s
- The turn of the century and the Kosovo crisis
- EU-Russia relations in the early 2000s and the issue of Chechnya
- Cooperation and conflict at the brink of Eastern Enlargement
- Colour revolutions of 2003-2005
- 2006-2008: gas diplomacy
- Russian-Georgian conflict and the Partnership for Modernization
- The current crisis in EU-Russia relations
- Sanctions in EU-Russia relations today

Course leader

The course is taught by Anna Dekalchuk, Associate Professor, Saint Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies, Department of Political Science and International Affairs.

Target group

The course is intended for a wide audience and everyone interested in international relations.

Formal requirement: 18+.

Course aim

The course aims at equipping students with knowledge and competencies for pursuing research in EU-Russia relations and developing policy expertise and advice.

Fee info


The fees cover registration and tuition.


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